Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!! A mutation that causes dogs to be at risk for developing DM has been identified. DNA testing NOW AVAILABLE!

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posted 7-21-08

DNA test submission form REVISED 02-25-11 - PLEASE USE NEW FORM FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS from dogs with clinical signs!!


This website is designed to provide basic information on canine degenerative myelopathy, and serve as a resource for those concerned with this disease: breeders, owners, veterinarians, and researchers.

Information presented here is not a substitute for an accurate diagnosis and specific advice geared to your pet's needs. If you suspect your dog has DM or is showing symptoms similar to DM we encourage you to have a veterinarian or veterinary neurologist examine the dog and advise you.

Creation and maintenance of this website was made possible by support from the Canine Health Foundation

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